Scholarships and Bursaries

Bursaries and scholarships at AECC University College are only awarded to students studying full-time on the University College’s undergraduate course(s).

Bursaries

The AECC University College offers two bursaries to support students from low income backgrounds in their living and learning costs whilst at university.

The AECC University College Maintenance Bursary is available to UK student enrolling on an undergraduate course. The Bursary is for students with a household income of less than £25,000, and awards between £1,800-£2,000 per annum for the standard published length of your degree. There are a limited number awarded each year, you do not need to apply, but you do need to ‘consent to share’ when making your Student Finance England application.

Further eligibility criteria apply, so please see the Bursary and Scholarship Policy.

The AECC University College Diagnostic Instruments Bursary is available to UK student enrolling on the Master of Chiropractic course. The Bursary is for students with a household income of less than £25,000, and supports the acquisition of necessary clinical diagnostic instruments for study on the undergraduate chiropractic course. You do not need to apply, but you do need to ‘consent to share’ when making your Student Finance England application

All eligible students will receive, free of charge, a basic set of diagnostic instruments in semester 1 of the year of entry.

Eligibility criteria applies, so please see the Bursary and Scholarship Policy.

Scholarships 

AECC University College is committed to supporting talented student-athletes who are keen to continue their development as sports performers alongside their studies at our Institution. As part of the scheme we’ll help you balance your demanding training and competition schedule with the pressures of studying for a degree. 

Sports Scholarships are available to the most outstanding student athletes who show evidence of achievement at regional, national or international levels. The scheme is committed to delivering sporting excellence and support to students who display outstanding sporting ability or show the potential to reach that level in the near future. The scheme supports all students and sports that meet the application criteria.

Further eligibility criteria apply please see the details below and read our Bursary and Scholarship Policy

Sport Scholarship Scheme (2019/20 entry)

Overview

AECC University College is committed to supporting talented student-athletes who are keen to continue their development as sports performers alongside their studies at our Institution. As part of the scheme we’ll help you balance your demanding training and competition schedule with the pressures of studying for a degree. Sports Scholarships are available to the most outstanding student athletes who show evidence of achievement at regional, national or international levels. The scheme is committed to delivering sporting excellence and support to students who display outstanding sporting ability or show the potential to reach that level in the near future. The scheme supports all students and sports that meet the application criteria.

Who is eligible?

We consider undergraduate and postgraduate applicants from students who have applied to the Institution, as well as current AECC University College students. It is not necessary to wait for an offer of a place before submitting your application, however the offer of a scholarship does not carry with it the offer of a place.
To be eligible for sports scholarships students must meet the criteria set out in Section A and at least 1 subcategory in Section B:

A.
i. Have the necessary academic background to successfully gain a position on a course at AECC University College, and be enrolled in a full academic schedule of work (student’s repeating years or units may not be eligible).

B.
i. Be of regional, national or international standard in their sport and/or show strong evidence of future outstanding potential, AND Represent AECC University College in their respective BUCS individual or team competitions.
ii. Be of regional, national or international standard in a Sport England recognised sport
iii. Be of National or International standard in their sport.
iv. Be in a professional sports academy, development squad or team.

What is included?

The scheme is split into three difference levels (Gold, Silver and Bronze). The level at which you are supported is based upon your level of performance, and crucially you can progress up through the levels as your performance level increases. The specific support provided at each level is outlined in the table on the sport scholarship application form.

Download Sports Scholarship application pack